Maus I and II by Art Spiegelman
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...Art Spiegelman While there have been written many books about the experience of the Jewish people in the World War 2, Art Spiegelman’s Maus I & II certainly stands out of the rest of the Holocaust literature. This may be attributed to its peculiar form as a comic book and Spiegelman’s metaphoric presentation of various races as species of animals. At the same time, Maus I & II, which documents a variety of traumatizing experiences of the holocaust survivor Vladek, may well be used as an additional source of historical evidence of the Nazi atrocities against the Jews in the war. It can equally serve as a means of exploring irreversible psychological changes... roller-skating without him. As he...
The effect of 9/11 on literature and works of Art Spiegelman
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...Art Spiegelman On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked 4 airliners and attacked several places in the US. The attacks were carried out the World Trade Center towers, Pentagon, and Pennsylvania. The attacks which are infamously referred to as 9/11 caused many deaths and destruction of property compelling the country to put up initiatives to fight terrorism. The attacks resulted in the death of more than 3,000 people including around 400 police officers and firefighters (Chomsky 4). Many American people believe that “everything” changed after the deadly assault; literature is one of them. Much critical writing has been published on the attacks... The effect of 9/11 on literature and works of...
Style sheets for 4 different writers (Lynda Barry, Art Spiegelman, Pedro Pietri, Frank Chin)
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...Art Spiegelman (whose story is this? How... STYLE SHEETS FOR 4 DIFFERENT Lynda Barry (How is she award? Would adults believe her Lynda Barry is an and an American cartoonist. She is known for her comic strip Ernie Pooks Comeek which was published weekly. Her attention grew when her novel which was illustrated The Good Times are Killing Me in 1988 was released. It was about an interracial relationship between two young girls. Linda Jean Barry at the age of 12, changed her name to Lynda was born at Wisconsin and settled there. She is mixed race between Filipino and white. She also gains her respect and fully entitled to all the fame and awards she was given because of her wide range of her literary work...
Response to Maus
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...Art Spiegelman. The book has a graphic content that depicts the tales of a survivor throughcomic form. Spiegelman outlines the story of his father, Vladek and his personal experience during the Holocaust. Also, the book outlines the experiences of Spiegelman as he visits and interacts with his father to record memories. This paper outlines a response to Maus that is written by Art Spiegelman. Art Spiegelman gives an explanation of his father’s experiences in Poland before the start of the World War 2. In the novel, Art is outlined as the main character alongside his father and mother, Vladek and Anja Spiegelman respectively. Other minor... Response to Maus Maus is a creative literature written by Art...
"The Complete Maus" by Spiegelman
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...Art Spiegelman. The story revolves around the holocaust and life after surviving the holocaust. Art discovers and narrates the life experiences of Vladek in contrast to his own (Young, 1998). Vladek said, “Friends? Your friends...if you lock them together in a room with no food for a week…then you could see what it is, friends!” to his son who fell off and got hurt emotionally; it reflects the lasting effects of holocaust and changes in personality and attitude of Vladek. The quote mentioned above does not identify Vladek as heartless... ?VLADEK “The Complete Maus” is a graphic novel that highlights the relationship and differences in life experiences of a father, Vladek, and his eleven year old son, Art ...
From the beginning of Volume One, Vladek makes is clear to Art that one cannot count on ones friends, FRIENDS? YOUR FRIENDSIF YOU LOCK THEM TOGETHER IN A ROOM WITH NO FOOD FOR A WEEKTHEN YOU COULD SEE WHAT IT IS, FRIENDS! (Maus, VI. 5-6).
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...Art Spiegelman. The story revolves around the holocaust and life after surviving the holocaust. Art discovers and narrates the life experiences of Vladek in contrast to his own (Young, 1998). Vladek said, “Friends? Your friends...if you lock them together in a room with no food for a week…then you could see what it is, friends!” to his son who fell off and got hurt emotionally; it reflects the lasting effects of holocaust and changes in personality and attitude of Vladek. The quote mentioned above does not identify Vladek as heartless... VLADEK “The Complete Maus” is a graphic novel that highlights the relationship and differences in life experiences of a father, Vladek, and his eleven year old son, Art...
"Maus" by Spiegelman
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...Spiegelman and Francoise. Works cited Spiegelman, Art. Maus: a survivor’s tale. New York: Knopf Doubleday publishing group. 1996. Print. Weine, Stevan. Testimony after catastrophe: narrating the traumas of political violence. New York: Northwestern University Press. 2006. Print. Wood, Monica. 12 multicultural novels: reading and teaching strategies. New York. Walch Publishing. 1997. Print.... ‘Maus’ “Maus” by Spiegelman is a narrative that tells of the life and activities of Vladek, a super-natural man. Vladek is the father of Spiegelman and the latter interviews his father in order to give an account of his life. By the time of the interview, Vladek is now...
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...Arts and Film Studies Most prefer writing textual books when composing novels and short stories to relay their message. However, comic writers have in most cases preferred illustrated texts to tell their stories. Art Spiegelman and Joe Sacco’s graphic novels, Maus (1991) and Palestin (2001) respectively, are examples of graphic novels that have taken the interest of the world. This essay is a discussion of the content and visual strategies that are used in these novels to convey complex cultural and political information, a comparison of the two, and the effectiveness of the graphic tool in these books to deal with complex issues. In his graphic novel Maus (1991), Spiegelman records history... Visual...
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...Arts and Film Studies Most prefer writing textual books when composing novels and short stories to relay their message. However, comic writers have in most cases preferred illustrated texts to tell their stories. Art Spiegelman and Joe Sacco’s graphic novels, Maus (1991) and Palestin (2001) respectively, are examples of graphic novels that have taken the interest of the world. This essay is a discussion of the content and visual strategies that are used in these novels to convey complex cultural and political information, a comparison of the two, and the effectiveness of the graphic tool in these books to deal with complex issues. In his graphic novel Maus (1991), Spiegelman records history... Visual...
Comics History
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...Art Spiegelman have become famous as a books which portray certain unpleasant truths of the times. Spiegelman has made use of the style of the beast fable in his graphic book. While dealing with the complex subject of his relationship with his father, Spiegelman is concerned with the effects of the Holocaust on the survivors and their lives after the war. The book is mainly autobiographical, as it draws... Maus: Trauma Expressed in Graphic Form A book review Comics, or graphic books and beast fables are no longer meant only for children.They are effectively used to inform, entertain, and to convey social messages to the general public . Graphic books like Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi and Maus by Art...
Discuss the content and visual strategies
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...Art is instrumental in expressing the thoughts and perceptionsof an individual. This premise is evident in the graphical novels Maus: A survivor's Tale, My Father Bleeds History By Art Spiegelman and Palestine By Joe Sacco. The authors in both works were highlighting political experiences using the characters in the graphical novels. They use visual strategies in order to highlight complex issues, which affect the community. In order to comprehend the approach of the aforementioned authors, it is crucial to explore their works. Despite the authors portraying different cultural and political issues, there are similarities between the two graphic... Discuss the Content and Visual Strategies Introduction...
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...Art Spiegelman says, ". . . look at how many books have been written about the Holocaust. What's the point People haven't changed. Maybe they need a newer, bigger Holocaust." (MAUS, page 45 Volume II). The survivors of the Holocaust survived and live on. How ever, the people failed to recognize them. MAUS explores a survivor's history in Auschwitz, his life after survival, and his quest for surviving. The Theme of Survivor's Guilt The survivor's guilt is the result of both Vladek and Art's relationships... Introduction The Holocaust can be defined as a reminder of the many struggles endured by people throughout the...
World Literature
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...Art Spiegelman. This piece of art is recognized as a remarkable piece of art that have won Pulitzer Prize. Throughout the reading various aspects of fundamental differences of Judaism and Christianity are illustrated with the help of metaphors and metonyms.(Wadley) Maus has the unique attribute of history illustrated in the shape of a comic book where animals represent individuals... in the shelter and comfort of his parent companionship unlike his elder brother. This book can be regarded as a method devised by Art to retaliate his feelings. The regular blaming and tense relationship with his father is the other evidence of his personality imbalance. We will investigate his...
War trauma and masculinity
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...Art Spiegelman - in terms of the influence of war trauma on protagonist's masculinity. According to the related primary and secondary sources, 'post-war' personal changes have two directions, which are arguable and controversial: 1... , 1994,p.36). Another level is associated with seeing masculinity as a form of ideology, in which "it presents a set of cultural ideals that define appropriate roles, values and expectations for and of men" (ibid, p.36). It is important to note that masculinity is not 'natural', as it can be developed (or, conversely, destroyed) throughout the life course as a response to certain social expectations. It can be viewed as cultural interpretation of maleness,...
Memory and History in Maus and Austerlitz: Recovering from Trauma through Remembering, Forgetting, and Sensemaking.
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...Art Spiegelman learns what the Holocaust has been through his father’s memory of it. His medium, which he prefers to call as “commix,” uses the power of mixed image and text to be more faithful to what the human mind records as memories. Young (1998) cited Spiegelman, who quoted Swiss educational scholar and writer Rodolphe Topffer (1799-1846): “The drawings without their text would have only a vague meaning; the text without the drawings would have no meaning at all. The combination makes up a kind of novel-all the more unique in that it is no more like a novel than it is like anything else... ? Memory and History in Maus and Austerlitz: Recovering from Trauma through Remembering, Forgetting, and...
Murdering Heroism The Advent of Immoral Heroes In Graphic Novels (the cause and effects of graphic novels and manga which employ the use of immoral heroes (i.e
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...Art Spiegelman received a Guggenheim fellowship as well as a nomination for the National Book Critics Circle Award... Murdering Heroism: The Advent of Immoral Heroes In Graphic Novels Providing a realistic portraitf a young boy becoming a drug addict in the inner city f New York, A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich suggests that there are no simple answers to the problems f addiction, poverty, and crime. A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich is told as a series f brief monologues. Presented in a "documentary" style, the novel depicts each f the main characters telling his or her story in turn. This approach serves both to reinforce the novel's graphic realism and to illustrate the complexity f the...
Creative Essay
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...Spiegelman Art, 2014). Francoise was a beauty to behold, she had the perfect smile, the body of a goddess and cared for Artie only... Creative Essay CREATIVE ESSAY In the summer of 1978 Arties dreams had blossomed, not only was he getting attention fromthe local newspaper but he could he had also met the love of his life. Artie was a young, middle-aged man still vibrant and with the zeal of life. He had seen what life could give, the downs, the ups the bad and the not. A blessing in the name of Francoise had come into his life and offered a solace to his heart. Having lost his parents a while back, Artie had longed for a companion to keep him company and share the troubles of this cold world with...
Nazi Holocaust
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...Spiegelman, Art. Maus. New York: Pantheon Books, 1996. Print Wiesel, Elie. Night. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012. Print... Nazi Holocaust The books Night by Eli Wiesel and Maus by Vladek Spiegelman, both try to give a vivid recount of the series of events that defined the Holocaust as it gets known today. These books bring to the fore the occurrences that shaped the Holocaust that occurred during World War II against people of Jewish descent. They are considered to be a representation of the happenings of the day because they get based on accurate and graphic recounts made by survivors of the horror that was the Holocaust. The book Night recalls the occurrences in...
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...Art The task of providing an accurate and static definition of art is regarded by scholars as a virtually impossible endeavor given thewide encompassing scope that transcends time and culture. The Art Encyclopedia has proffered a brief historical discourse of art’s definition from the classical period to contemporary or modern art. Concurrently, the working definition art was averred as “created when an artist creates a beautiful object, or produces a stimulating experience that is considered by his audience to have artistic merit” (Art Encyclopedia: A Working Definition, par. 1). It can be deduced the amount of subjectivity involved as elements of beauty and experience both depends... Definition of Art...
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...Art? Art is understood as a wide and encompassing creative discipline that entails a form of personal expression using diverse resources, style, medium, and genre. Prior to taking this course, one had a limited understanding and appreciation for different art works due to the restricted exposure and recognition that art exists in varied forms. This was realized through learning that “all images may not be art, but our ability to make them is one place where art begins” (Getlein 5). Therefore, the ability to recognize, appreciate, and effectively interpret art lies in the depth of understanding of the viewer. Just like the expression that ‘beauty is in the eyes of the beholder... September 9, What is...
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...Art This paper will describe the central issues, ideas, and characteristics of Gothic art. Gothic art is a form of art that developed first in France in the mid-12 century. Gothic art assumed different forms with each period developing the former. Gothic architecture is the oldest art appearing in the period between 12th and 16 century in Europe. The earliest gothic architecture were done by Christians who wanted to pass a message of saints or describe a story in the new or old testament. This is monumental sculpture, which was hanged on the walls of Cathedrals and abbeys. It is usually ornamental, emphasized pointed arches, flying buttresses, and elaborates tracery. An example of this art... Gothic Art ...
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...Art Describing art efficiently is one way of understanding and acquiring significant art skills. Thus, a simple step isfollowed when describing the work of art in order to gain insight into the art work design. Therefore, to begin with the first art work, the background of the scene is well decorated with a variety of diamond colors including light blue, yellow to yellowish brown. The diamond colors contribute to the understanding that the art work is oh high value and enhances a tone of high quality. On the left side of the wall seems to be a small blackboard, which is in square shape. This blackboard is painted in black with some writings inside, and this creates attention to the viewer... Lecturer:...
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...Arts and Artists Art history is as old as when human existence can be traced and this gives a picture of art as a twin to humankind. Like civilization, art has its own progress and/or decline as an observer might consider. Art has primarily been known as the appreciation of beauty which has been expressed early on through paintings and carvings in various forms. Prehistoric and ancient art have been expressed mostly in paintings on walls and stones. Many of the prehistoric artworks have been found in caves as these are believed to have been the abode of early humans, which also show their creativity, making use of their available materials. One might think what people then would... ?Full Appreciating...
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...Art Analysis Introduction It is important to become aware of pieces of arts that surround us. A piece of an art depicts great designs that catches our eyes and decoded in our brains. Therefore, spending time looking at and thinking about art improves our critical thinking. One reason given for this is that our evaluations become more meaningful because we can form a different perspective on an art than what existed. This paper will describe, analyse, and include personal reactions to two selected pieces of an art. The State Zellij Panel Polychrome earth ware mosaic Approximately 76.5 cm x...
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...Art: ‘Concerning Burma’ By Vance Kirkland This essay deals with the artwork of Vance Kirkland as exhibited in Kirkland Museum of Fine andDecorative Art at Denver, Colorado. Kirkland was a prominent painter who created art using the abstract expressionist techniques, and thus, has been able to offer much to the field of abstract expressionism, in addition to adding a new dimension to it. One of his masterpieces displayed in the Kirkland museum is ‘Concerning Burma’, which was created in 1964, during the 4th period of a total of five distinct periods that his works of art spanned. His main technique here was creating a painting with the use of oil and water and incorporating techniques... Analysis of Art:...
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...Art Different societies use art as an important aspect of their culture. Art is dynamic and covers different aspectsand practices such as literature, statues, building, clothing, poetry, songs and architectural designs. The art of any culture ‘reflects attitude’ thus playing a huge role in defining the practices and cultural roles of a given society. Attitude represents the hypothetical provision or construct that represents the degree to which an individual appears to dislike or like something (Fairbanks 76). Reflecting on the image, it is notable that the painting style was all about color, beauty, poetry and pleasure. It also appears that the art is full of ideas and depictions... , which...
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...Art The dancing sculpture of Denver an art piece which is famous is a symbol of music celebration and dance. Denver is a of music and dance lovers and this striking piece of art is a remembrance to the public about the significance of art in people’s life. This sculpture with its slender body and dynamic structural beauty has the capability to take anybody into dancing mood and this 50 foot gleaming structure can take away anybody’s heart. The sculpture has five speakers mounted around it, which gives a unique ambience to the sculpture. The sculpture is the center of attraction of the city and brings in lot of people to enjoy it. This sculpture of Denver is created by Jonathan Borofsky... Denver Art The...
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...Arts PART VISUAL ELEMENTS Two Examples: Visual Element: Space Artist: Art Medium: paint on canvas Comments: Artist has created space in composition through: • Placement. There are objects that are read further away and those in the foreground. Those closer to us are lower composition while the furthest ones are of high composition • There is a spatial depth; one can feel these when you view the image. • There is convergence of elements at the background creating a feeling of depth • Elements are arranged to recede towards the background • There is also clarity and distortion; objects that are near are clear compared to those far away. There is also a distortion in arrangement... Visual...
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...arts', giving examples of works that you would classify in these categories. Include in your answer examples that you think could be classified as both ‘craft’ and 'fine art' depending on one's viewpoint.  Craft actually refers to any kind of artwork that requires a skilled use of a person’s hands. Woodworking, glassblowing and pottery are few examples of craft. Craft serves a utilitarian purpose because the product like basket, cup or bowl eventually ends up being used by the consumer. Fine arts on the other hand refer to a form... ? Discuss the subtractive and additive processes. What part do they play in the creation of sculpture?  All the types of sculpture make use of two essential processes:...
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...Art Number] (Courtesy of Denver Art Museum, Levin) The evocative painting of S. Levin is a fusion of nature and fantasy. The objective of the portrait could be to show the tranquillity or melancholy of a woman, either in her desired or dejected surroundings or could be in her supposed illusion. The closure of eyes, flowers in a sea-weed fashion, a fish or a squid at the top back right corner, makes one comprehend that the woman in the portrait is under the sea water. She is either a mermaid or a native Indian woman in water. Only her torso is visible, thus, one cannot suggest either it’s a mermaid or a woman under the water. Her serene expressions depict...
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...art studies at Chicago, New York and Europe and was recognized for his skills of being an excellent printmaker and draughtsman. He was also quite famous for his lithographs created between the 1930’s and 1940’s. Adams was recognized as a modernist and he was especially influenced by Cubism. He drew his inspiration from the Hispanic cultures and this is seen reflected in most of his works. The work of all the artists who belonged to the Taos Society served to define 20th century art... ?Artist Kenneth M. Adams - Lower Hondo Order No. 511864 Facts  Kenneth Adams (1897 – 1966) was a well established portrait and landscape painter who was the youngest member of the Taos Society of Artists. He completed his...
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...art has a sense of illusionism... Christ Appearing to his Mother This is a tremendous painting done in the by Juan de Flandes a Netherlandish painter, born in 1496. Originally this painting was mistaken to belong to a Rogier Van de Weyden. A reevaluation revealed that it was a copy donated by Juan to Queen Isabella of Castile (1451-1504). Juan copied a triptych originally done by Rogier Van de Weyden. His copy is a remarkably close semblance to the original. However in the underwriting there is no evidence of Rogier’s famous hook ended brush strokes (Heilbrunn 2009). Juan was an early Netherlandish painter which is a combination of early Renaissance and late Gothic styles (Welton23-24). This piece of art...
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...Arts (Visual Arts) University of the Arts London, Camberwell College Research Paper 9th October 2013 Unit 1 www.alaabeseiso.wordpress.com/ www.alaabeseiso.com Abstract: In this paper, I will be studying Photorealism as a contemporary art movement by exploring the interactive relationship between photography and painting as two different forms of visual arts. I have carried out this investigation first by studying photorealism as a 20th-21stcentury art movement... in which photography as a form of visual arts is integrated within the painting process to produce a Photorealistic painting. In the first section I will be lookingat the contemporary Photorealist Gregory Thielker’s...
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...ART Today, media artists use various forms of expression that are technologically advanced compared to previous epochs of artistic creation. The development of film and computers has meant the development of new art forms stemming from the traditional forms of theatre, writing, visual arts, etc. But in this new milieu, traditional questions remain of form vs. content, and the ethical imperative or duty of the artist. While some claim ethical relativism and care about only form, others insist that all questions about art are inherently moral, or concern morality. It is true that media artists today consider both...
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...arts. As regards the time of contemplation, the author argues that the notion of measuring stops before each object enables an individual to have quick idea of and to assess various interests and curiosities in the field of museology as well as experimental psychology. The author’s opinion is that the nature of art makes it complicated enough for describers, philosophers and theoreticians, to have harmonious arguments or thoughts. The possibility of an art to be judged artistic lies in its internal intensity. The article utilizes tableaus to demonstrate the effect on museum visitors’ receptions. This creates a practical scenario, which ensures easy understanding of the discussion... Reflection Paper...
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...Art Art is a broad concept that can not have a definite definition (Harrison However, what runs in minds of many people when the term art is mentioned is the aesthetic concept involved in it. However, in general terms, art can be defined as creative work presented in the form of drawings, paintings, sculpture, architecture and other objects of artistic work. Nevertheless, art is also seen in other forms like poetry and music, commonly known as fine arts (Harrison 2). I consider art to be a large part of our every day lives. This can be argued to be true because...
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...Art List of Images Great Sphinx of Giza (Sphinx) Giza Plateau, Egypt, of a Limestone Statue of a Pharaoh Khafra (c. 2558–2532 BC) 3.5 Meters Long, 19.3 Meters Wide, and 20.22 m High. Brooklyn Museum, New York. 2. Statues of Amun in the form of a ram protecting King Taharqa Egyptian Copy from Nubia, Sudan of a Stone Statue of 683 BC 1.63m long and 0.63m wide, 1.06m high. National Museum of Sudan, Khartoum. In this task, three images are selected and used for primary research, contextual and comparison purposes. Whereas Khafre Enthroned will be used as a primary image, Statues of Amun in the form of a ram protecting King Taharqa; and Great Sphinx of Giza (Sphinx) will be used for contextual... Inductor...
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...Art Museum. This oil painting is painted in 1980 and its basic texture is masonite. Thus, the aim of the artist was to preserve a realistic black and white photographic moment of a Native Indian youth in its most natural, pragmatic and tinted form. The young native Indian warrior in the painting was actually present in a Montana’s Crow Fair, but Bama aimed to preserve this moment as a true heritage of Native Indian American Society (“Bama”). (Courtesy of Denver Art Museum, James Bama) This painting is in vivid colours and portrays a traditional Native Indian Warrior, riding on a horse, with a traditional cloth saddle. Hence, his... Number] James Bama’s “Young Plains Indian” is exhibited in the Denver...
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...Art analysis and discussion 18 April Visual art analysis and discussion Mary Cassatt and Edouard Manet were two of themost prolific impressionists painters of the French nineteenth century. However regardless of the same art movement and subjects of their art.The differences between them are huge. Manet’s “Olympia” and Cassatt’s “mother and child” are proof of this. They both depict women but both are as different as day and night in the treatment and presentation of the female form. Visual analysis of both the works shows major differences. In Cassatt’s work, she uses very light colours and avoiding black producing a very romantic painting that depicts a mother and child. In Manet’s... College Visual...
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...art. It is his great success that he has been able to show what age the man was, how he looked like, and his personality, using a few shades of two to three colors. Raymond Jonson, 1891, 1976, cloud forms and Mesas NO.1 1926, Oil paint on canvas. In this picture, Raymond Johnson has put into abstract the sky and landscape of New Mexico and the picture tells more of his experience with the scene. Johnson was of the view that a masterpiece results from actual experience depicted in the form of painting and what counts is the internal significance of things which is an abstract quality. Something painted in abstract gives it the real life and soul. Johnson has always used two approaches... Andy Warhol,...
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...art argument is to bring out the symmetrical structural balance as per the balanced colors used for painting. Therefore, this abstract composition piece is meant to bring out aesthetic balance of nature as per the colors that have been used through visual composition. Sensational effect is a factor to the aspect of the artistic abstract composition. This is due to the notion that, the colors and lines used bring out a sensational feel of any space that is a factor of the environment. My visual argument is based on the colors that have been used, the lines and patterns used for bringing out the balance as perceived of nature. This is based on the colors... Visual Composition My artistic composition is...
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...art in more detail. Da Vinci’s Last Supper might be compared to the 12th century fresco found at the Church of San Baudelio near Berlanga, Spain (MFA Boston, 2006). What immediately strikes the observer in comparing the works, is that the earlier 12th century unknown artist of t he Spanish work used a very different placement of the key people depicted in the work. In the 12th century work, Judas, whom Jesus does not mention by name, but nonetheless advises His disciples that one of them will betray Him... da Vinci’s Last Supper There is much to be written not just about Leonardo da Vinci’s depiction of the The Last Supper, but about the comparisons which can be made to da Vinci’s interpretation of the ...
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...Art The carving shows a man busy working with a hammer and chisel while kneeling on one leg. His posture and naked upper body resemble an individual working in a quarry trying to hew a stone to the required size or shape. This is evident from his entire shinning body where one may suggest the man is sweating, though the sculptor has hidden it by painting the whole image with a black color. In addition, the entire carving is extremely shiny compared to its surrounding, which comprises of diverse colors. For illustration, the base on which the carving rests the sculptor has used light brown color whereas the background is in grey color. Probably, this is to contrast the main carving from its... Art The...
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...Art in Ancient Rome Roman art created during the earliest period of Rome is majorly associated with the period of 509 BC when republic was created. The roman art period is divided into two different eras, the first era is recognized as Republic art and the second era is referred to as Roman Empire Art. During the Roman period various great artists existed who are still studied and they produced great artistic work which is still given great importance. One of the most renowned artists of the Roman era was Michelangelo who produced sculpture recognized as Pieta, this sculpture was used to denote the scene...
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...arts and paintings that changed the world since the 1960s with reference to Pop Art. Center your work on 2 or 3 artists. Introduction to Pop Art The term ‘Pop Art’ talks about a stylistic development that occurred in the Western art between 1960 and 1670s in Great Britain and the United States. It is related to the developments in Europe during the same period.Pop art has three main unique characteristics. Firstly, it’s both figurative and realist, compared to the avant-garde art which had not been since its very beginnings with Courbets’s Realism. Courbet issued a manifesto of Realism in the Paris Courrier du dimanche in 1961. He said that for an artist the work of art has... Question: Discuss arts and ...
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...Art Summary The conservation of world arts aims at slowing down the inevitable effects of time through keeping previous artworks in the best possible ways and conditions. Art conservation makes the central principle for the formation of museums and its highly trained specialist. In the museums, paper works are always exhibited at low light levels while paintings are usually kept away from direct sunlight. Those works that cannot be held within the premises of the museums usually have limited public access. While doing the conservation process of pictures, the pictorial space needs to be consisted and the logic of the linear perspective must be applied to each and every form... talks about...
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...ART The picture is a book which is divided into two halves. The first half, which is on the lefthand side, contains small photos of a lady and some writings. The writings are about the lady on the page as can be revealed by the title which states: “the Mirror as Muse”. The title emphasizes on the words Mirror and Muse that could probably mean that they are main description of the picture. The second part of the book (right hand side) is about an art of a beautiful lady probably in her early thirties. The lady is probably posing for some photographer who is behind the scene. The background is gloomy with the brown color being dominant. This can reflect that...
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...ART Discuss the influences of Greek architecture and sculpture on the Roman arts. The different forms of art in Greece and Rome are very similar. The question of defining the differences in architecture, sculpture and visual art forms between Greece and Rome can be considered rhetorical but it can be considered that there are more similarities due to the fact that they belong to the same European religion and thus the two cultures are influencing each other. There is one main point that can be considered as the main difference between the two countries, which is the form of government. Greece is democratic and the culture...
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...Art Reflection Tim’s Vermeer’s documentary directed by Teller contributes significantly in shaping individual comprehension of the requisite aspects in an ideal artist. It may be argued that Tim’s initiative lack originality and uniqueness being that is was solely pegged on the work of Johannes Vermeer. However, it is clear that he fits in the definition of what a true artist is based on his profound passion and an unusual ability to work for extremely long durations in a quest to unveil the techniques used by Johannes Vermeer. His work also strengthened people’s belief in the use of technology in art. Also prominent in the film is the incorporation of...
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...Art The task of providing an accurate and static definition of art is regarded by scholars as a virtually impossible endeavor given the wide encompassing scope that transcends time and culture. The Art Encyclopedia has proffered a brief historical discourse of art’s definition from the classical period to contemporary or modern art. Concurrently, the working definition art was averred as “created when an artist creates a beautiful object, or produces a stimulating experience that is considered by his audience to have artistic merit” (Art Encyclopedia: A Working Definition, par. 1). It can be deduced the amount of subjectivity involved as elements of beauty and experience both depends... ?Definition of...
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